19th Feb. 2014 – The tenure of office of the President, Vice President, Governor and Deputy Governors of all the States of the Federation except Anambra, Bayelsa, Kogi, Edo, Ondo, Ekiti and Osun States and the membership of the National and State Assemblies will expire on the 28th May 2015. Consequently the earliest date for elections into the offices shall be 29th December 2014 and the latest date for the elections shall be 28th day of April, 2015.
Abuja – Nigeria’s main opposition party All Progressives Congress hired the U.S. political consultancy that helped Barack Obama win two elections to work for it in next year’s presidential vote, an official said.
Five members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Federal House of Representatives have defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), consequently handing the reins of the lower chambers to the ruling party.
The House Committee on Ethics and Privileges has been directed by the members of the House of Representatives to investigate an allegation that defected members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, were induced with a bribe of $1 million to defect to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
At the National Youth Conference to 2015 Elections organised by UNDP/DGD via YIAGA, The INEC representatives made mention of elimination of snatched box from election collation results, upon reading INEC’s “2014: Electoral Tasks Ahead” which mention the same Security feature, I begin to ponder how the EMB is tackling the issue of Security of systems and processes during/towards the upcoming General elections. Due to the effect this write-up may generate, I will give a brief of how things can go as unexpectedly only based on the above “EMB Fact”. for any further details contact me below.
OSOGBO—National Leader of All Progressives Congress, APC, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, yesterday(12th Feb), said the Presidential candidate of the party for the 2015 general elections would soon emerge.
Fielding questions from newsmen after a closed door meeting with the Osun State government officials led by Governor Rauf Aregbesola and leaders of the state chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN ,over the crisis arising from the new education policy in the state, Tinubu stated that the party’s presidential candidate would emerge through an open and transparent system.
(By Kayode Robert Idowu) “Morality is not really the doctrine of how to make ourselves happy, but of how we are to be worthy of happiness.” – Immanuel Kant, German Philosopher (1724-1804), in Critique of Practical Reason. Continue reading 2014: Electoral Tasks Ahead